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Amazon has updated its Fire TV Stick, adding 4K video capabilities and platform support for all three major high dynamic range (HDR) formats.

firetv 4 oct 2018The streaming gadget now supports HDR10, HDR10+ and, notably, Dolby Vision (Apple TV 4K is one of the only other major streaming devices to add support for Dolby Vision). It also has added support for Dolby Atmos  surround-sound.

Another significant update is in the Stick's remote, which will finally have its own power, mute and volume controls, along with Alexa Voice Remote capabilities.

The Fire TV Stick 4K will cost $49.99, $10 more than its predecessor. Those that are happy with their streaming device but want to update the remote on its own can do so for $29.99.